Kharkov cyber police are suspected of stealing cryptocurrency during a search of a suspect.
Investigators of the Kharkov branch of cyber police are suspected of abuse of authority and the use of material evidence for personal enrichment.
In mid-February, law enforcement officers conducteda search in the apartment of a person involved in a fraud case. In the search report, among the seized material evidence, the suspect’s mobile phone is listed. Half an hour after the investigation, 2,043 MTCs were transferred from the suspect's crypto wallet to an unknown address. At the time of the transaction, the mobile device from which the funds were transferred was held by law enforcement officers.
Among the suspects is the deputy head of the department of the Sloboda Criminal Code and three of his subordinate inspectors present at the search.
An investigation is being conducted into the theftcryptocurrencies. In the event that the servants of the law are found guilty, they face a sentence under the article assuming up to ten years in prison with confiscation of property.